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IFMBE Proceedings

4th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN 2007)

March 26-28, 2007 RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Editors: Leonhardt, Steffen, Falck, Thomas, Mähönen, Petri (Eds.)

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The International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN 2007) was held from 26th to 28th March, 2007 at the University Hospital Aachen, Germany. BSN 2007 is the fourth in the series of successful workshops launched three years ago at Imperial College in London. After the event was hosted by MIT in Boston last time, BSN 2007 returned to Europe and for the first time organized jointly with academia (RWTH Aachen University) and industry (Philips Research Europe, Aachen).

The last decade has witnessed a rapid surge of interest in new sensing and monitoring devices for healthcare and the use of wearable, implantable and ambient devices for medical applications. The papers presented at BSN 2007 by leading scientists from computing, biotechnology, engineering and medicine address general issues related to on-body and in-body sensors. They discuss the latest technical developments and highlight novel applications of body-sensor networks in clinical settings, at home and on-the-move. Topics covered include new medical measurements, smart bio-sensing textiles, low-power wireless networking, system integration, medical signal processing, multi-sensor data fusion, and on-going standardization activities.

Table of contents (47 chapters)

Table of contents (47 chapters)
  • Modelling and Characterisation of a Compact Sensor Antenna for Healthcare Applications

    Pages 3-8

    Alomainy, Akram (et al.)

  • Performance Analysis of 802.15.4 and 802.11e for Body Sensor Network Applications

    Pages 9-14

    Cavalcanti, Dave (et al.)

  • Low Energy On-Body Communication for BSN

    Pages 15-20

    Yoo, Prof. Hoi-Jun (et al.)

  • Bioimpedance Spectroscopy with textile Electrodes for a continuous Monitoring Application

    Pages 23-28

    Medrano, Guillermo, M. Sc. (et al.)

  • Contactless EMG sensors embroidered onto textile

    Pages 29-34

    Linz, Torsten (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
4th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN 2007)
Book Subtitle
March 26-28, 2007 RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Editors
  • Steffen Leonhardt
  • Thomas Falck
  • Petri Mähönen
Series Title
IFMBE Proceedings
Series Volume
13
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-70994-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-70994-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-70993-0
Series ISSN
1680-0737
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 293
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